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Communicable  Diseases Subjects A-Z
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AIDS/HIV

Immunization

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Tuberculosis
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Disease Reporting

Rabies

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 Identify the animal involved

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What species of animal is involved?

Dog, cat, or ferret

Bat

Cattle, horse, sheep, pig, goat

Fox, skunk, weasel, bobcat, raccoon, coyote, opossum, mink or some other wild carnivore

Small rodent (mouse, rat, chipmunk, squirrel, hamster, gerbil, guinea pig) or lagomorph (rabbit, hare)

Large rodent (muskrat-sized or larger) - such as muskrat, beaver, woodchuck (also called groundhog)

 

Last Revised: June 08, 2012